critical regression or misconfiguration? Fallback to hicolor icons does not work

Jonas Bähr jonas.baehr-S0/GAf8tV78 at
Sat Jan 2 23:14:36 GMT 2010


Am 02.01.2010 um 23:17 schrieb Pino Toscano:

> Hi,
>> On Mac OS X (1) KDE applications don't find their hicolor icons. The
>> reason for this is that there is no "index.theme" inside $PREFIX/ 
>> share/
>> icons/hicolor. As soon as such a file is added (for testing I've just
>> copied Oxygen's and changed the name) the fallback for missing oxygen
>> icons work.
> We ship kdebase/runtime/pics/hicolor/index.theme, which is properly  
> installed
> in $PREFIX/share/icons/hicolor.
> Otherwise, there's the hicolor-icon-theme[1]  
> definition which
> provides more or less the same file. (This is also what GNU/Linxu  
> distros
> ship, correctly preferring it to our local copy.)
>> Is this a kde bug or do I miss an important dependency which  
>> installes
>> an icons/hicolor/index.theme?
>> (1) Using KDE libs and base-runtime 4.3.4 installed via macports. The
>> application in question is Krusader from extragear/utils, also
>> installed via macports.
> It would appear some file not installed in such packages?

Thanks for the pointer. The Portfile for kdebase4-runtime [1] indeed  
removes this file from the distribution since it conflicts with  
hicolor-icon-theme. I've filed a bug report on MacPorts [2].



> [1]
> -- 
> Pino Toscano


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